My palms were sweaty. Knees were weak. Arms were heavy. There was vomit on my sweater already: Mom’s spaghetti. I was nervous, but on the surface I looked calm and ready. Wait, no. That’s not right. Those were the lyrics to Eminem’s “Lose Yourself”. But…it’s also a pretty accurate depiction of how anxious people feel when they’re […]
I recently sat down with Spencer Burnett, master coach with The League of Badass Gentlemen, to have a conversation about social anxiety and creating a more inspiring social life. It’s a pragmatic talk that is loaded with exercises, mindsets, and a hundred ideas that you can use to transform your social life today. In our 33-minute […]
I’ve been in the public eye on a pretty regular basis for about 10 years. I’ve spoken at conferences, given presentations in front of clients and colleagues, been interviewed on the radio, taught countless classes and training programs, and am a club DJ. I also suffered from some form of stage fright or social anxiety for […]
Whether you’re chronically depressed, having a panic attack, or just having a shitty day, you probably exaggerate and over-think small problems or interactions gone wrong. Chances are, it wasn’t a big deal to begin with but – for that moment – your obsession made it unbearable. Looking back on it, you were probably even embarrassed that you did it in […]
You think your story is set in stone because you can’t change the past. It’s nonsense to even try because what’s done is done. Right? Well, I’ve got big news for you, kiddo… It’s not your Life Story that’s holding you back – it’s what you make your Life Story mean.